Apulian Small Jug of the Xenon Group

Culture: Greek/Apulian
Period: 4th century B.C.
Material: Terracotta
Dimensions: 7.8 cm high
Price: 320 Euro
Ref: 2239
Provenance: Private collection Johanna Raffler (1944-2015), Graz. Acquired between 1979 and 2002 on the international art market.
Condition: Intact
Description: Small jug of the so-called Xenon Group which usually painted only ornamental decoration with red slurry of clay on black lustre ceramic. The small jug with a flat base and an ovoid corpus depicting circulating painted laurel leaves. Around the neck tongue patterns. The handle is semi-circular from the rim to the shoulder.